Autumn is magical, with its rich colors, cozy sweaters, and the enchanting sight of fallen leaves.
It's also the perfect time to indulge in warm, comforting beverages.
As the weather gets cooler, many of us find solace in staying home instead of going out… and comfort in a steaming mug of a delicious, caffeinated beverage.
Whether you're seeking to replicate your favorite café's specialty drink or experiment with new flavours, we hope you enjoy our list of 5 curated autumn-inspired coffee recipes!
Let’s dive in.
CINNAMON MAPLE LATTE
A sweet symphony in every sip!
1 Tbsp maple syrup
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
Sprinkle ground cinnamon
1/4 cup brewed espresso
1/2 cup steamed/frothed milk
Whipped cream (optional, for garnish)
Additional ground cinnamon (optional, for garnish)
- Begin by adding maple syrup, vanilla extract, and a pinch of cinnamon into your favorite coffee mug.
- Next, blend in the freshly brewed espresso, ensuring the syrup dissolves seamlessly.
- Gently introduce the steamed milk, reserving a bit of foam for the top.
- As an optional flourish, grace the top with whipped cream and another pinch of cinnamon.
CAMPFIRE S’MORES LATTE
Not quite ready for summer to be over? This latte captures the essence of summer nights and campfires, with hints of marshmallow and cocoa, a reminder of toasty s'mores under a starry sky.
1 fluid ounce brewed espresso
1 ½ teaspoons white sugar
1 ½ teaspoons cocoa powder
⅔ cup milk
¼ cup whipped cream
1 tablespoon graham cracker crumbs
- Start by pouring the brewed espresso into your mug, then add marshmallows, sugar, and cocoa powder.
- Separately, heat the milk on a gentle medium-low flame until it's just on the brink of boiling. Take it off and froth it using your preferred method.
- Pour the frothed milk over the espresso blend.
- Conclude with a lavish topping of whipped cream and a sprinkle of graham cracker crumbs.
PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE
The unmistakeable taste of fall - the Pumpkin Spice Latte offers creamy indulgence with every sip.
2 cups milk (dairy or non-dairy)
2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
1 to 3 tablespoons sugar (adjust to taste)
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 cup strong hot coffee
Whipped cream, for serving
- Begin by placing milk, pumpkin puree, and sugar into a saucepan over a medium flame. Ensure it gets warm but not boiling.
- Once warmed, whisk in the notes of vanilla and pumpkin pie spice followed closely by the robust hot coffee.
- Pour the aromatic mixture into two mugs, finishing with whipped cream and a hint more of pumpkin pie spice.
- Share with a loved one!
Nutella lovers, this one’s for you! A delightful fusion of nutty hazelnut, rich chocolate, and aromatic coffee, this mocha is perfect for those looking to indulge in a luxurious treat this fall.
4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons hazelnut liqueur
4-1/2 cups hot brewed coffee
Sweetened whipped cream (optional for serving)
- Start with placing the chocolate in a bowl. Concurrently, in a saucepan, heat the cream to a near boil. Mix in the sugar and cinnamon, stirring until dissolved.
- Pour this creamy blend over the chocolate, whisking until velvety. Infuse with the hazelnut liqueur.
- Allow it to cool to room temperature, occasionally stirring. Once cold, whip the mixture just enough to get soft peaks.
- For serving, spoon a generous amount into mugs, adding coffee. Dissolve thoroughly, and top with whipped cream, if you like.
MAPLE PECAN LATTE
Maple's sweetness and the earthiness of pecans make your tastebuds dance in delight!
2 shots espresso
2-3 tablespoons Maple Pecan Sauce
¾ cup milk
Whipped cream - for topping
Chopped pecans - for topping
- Combine the rich Maple Pecan Sauce with freshly brewed espresso shots.
- Cascade steamed milk over this blend. For those without steamers, a milk frother does wonders.
- Garnish with a crest of whipped cream and a smattering of chopped pecans.
BEAN AROUND THE WORLD’S ESPRESSO BLEND
None of these recipes would be complete without BATW’s Organic Espresso Blend: caramel, toasty and sweet - the perfect foundation for your cozy autumn beverages.
Which of these recipes will you try?
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